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Sledging
  • TitleSledging
  • Technique/ MaterialOil on canvas
  • DimensionsDimensions: (h x b) 50 x 61 cm
    Frame: (h x b x dj) 69,5 x 80,5 x 5,5 cm
  • DatingSigned 1882
  • Artist/Maker Artist: Bruno Liljefors, Swedish, born 1860, dead 1939
  • CategoryPaintings, Paintings
  • Inventory No.NM 6504
  • AcquisitionDonated 1974 by Wilhelm Ericson
  • Description
    Artist/Maker
    Images and media

    Winter scenes are central to Bruno Liljefors’ imagery. Snow-covered landscapes with birds, foxes or lone hunters recur in many variations throughout his oeuvre. His poi-gnant studies of the changing seasons had a very specific objective – to portray with great realism the interplay between animals and their natural habitats. A more unusual subject in Liljefors’ production is the painting Sledging from 1882. Here, instead of wild animals, children are playing in the snowy setting.